Highly Qualified Personnel Scholarship Program

The Alliance and Food from Thought fund the Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) program to support the development of highly skilled graduates who can meet the changing demands of the agri-food and rural sector. The health of these sectors depends on a vibrant talent pool of skilled, forward-thinking learners. 

HQP Scholarships: Skilled people make the agricultural sector successful

Masters and PhD students complete research that meets OMAFRA’s research priorities and learn firsthand how forward-thinking research can be mobilized to have a positive impact on society.

The program has provided specialized agri-business and workplace experience for over 157 graduates to-date. See: